The Cyprus Academy of Art (Lemesos)

Mission and Educational Philosophy

Cyprus Academy of Art (CAA) is a Fully Registered and Accredited Private Institution of higher Education located in the heart of the Cosmopolitan City of Limassol. The CAA has outstanding facilities, studios and teaching staff enabling it to deliver top quality European and British Education in Cyprus. The CAA is an official Academic partner of UCA, University for the Creative Arts, UK, delivering UK programmes in Cyprus.

The Cyprus Academy of Art’s mission is to be:

  • a Centre of excellence in the fields, of Art, Media and Design.
  • a specialist Animation & Game design centre, both Academically and Professionally
  • a centre for Contemporary Fine Art studies.
  • a hub for Film/Cinematography and Photography
  • a centre for Graphics and Communication studies
  • a centre for Media and Communication studies.
  • an inspiring, Dynamic and Multicultural College of Tertiary Education.
The Cyprus Academy of Art occupies a unique position in Art, Media and Design education in Cyprus. It has been built upon 25 years of experience engagement with creative learning and teaching. It has been created in order to deliver high quality European and British education that will benefit our regional and local communities through excellence in teaching, research, and the effective use of technology.

Located right in the centre of the bustling cosmopolitan city of Limassol, CAA is committed to providing high quality education to a diverse undergraduate student body, with a particular emphasis on student welfare and care. The College aspires to be one of the region’s foremost education providers, offering a variety of world-class, research-based programs, advancing shared knowledge and adding to the region's industry, culture and economy.

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) & CAA Cyprus Academy of Art Partnership. From October 2018 the two institutions, UCA UK and CAA have become official partners in Higher Education. For Cypriot Higher education this means that Students wishing to receive a UK Degree or Masters from UCA UK can study the full programme in Cyprus without having to go to the UK and receive an identical Degree or Masters from the University for the Creative Arts UK. The Programmes of study offered are fully accredited, and they receive Government Bursaries.

Programs of Study / Duration (General Information)

To view the Evaluated / Accredited Programs of Study, click here and then type the name of the Institution in the column referred as: “Institution”.

Career paths in the creative Industry

UCA, as one of the largest providers of Creative arts education in the UK, have launched thousands of students onto exciting career paths with some of the biggest brand names on the planet. 96.9% of UCA graduates are employed (or in further study) within six months of completing their degrees.

Links with other UK Universities, International Cooperation’s and Agreements

As well as the Partnership CAA has with UCA University for the creative arts, as an Educational Organization with High Academic standards the CAA works in Close Academic Collaboration with a number of top UK Universities. These Collaborations are designed in the form of visits and exchanges between both Lecturers and Students as well as in offering CAA students advanced progression opportunities.


The Cyprus Academy of Art is a Registered Private Institutions of Higher Education under the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and its programmes, Degrees, Masters and Diplomas have been accredited by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (CYQAA).


Each subject specialism has dedicated production and studio-based classrooms including print rooms, fully equipped state of the art, Animation and stop-motion studios, Photography / Film Studios, Fine Art studios where students can study, experiment, explore and develop high quality Art Media and Design practice and research.

Art, Media and Design UK University style dedicated studios and complementary spaces like: Photography Darkroom, Dedicated Animation and stop - motion studios with DMX software controlled Parcan lighting & green screen backdrops, Student personal spaces and Studio Group working spaces, iMac/Computer Labs, Lecture/Meeting Rooms, Library/research room, Photography/Film Studios, Printmaking Area, Professional Gallery showing space.

Student services

  • Bursaries and Scholarships
  • Student welfare
  • Accommodation services
  • Career and further studies guidance
  • Academic and study support


The Cyprus Academy of Art is located right in the centre of the bustling cosmopolitan city of Limassol. The combination of very pleasant weather all year round, the very low crime figures and the reasonable cost of living, makes Limassol an ideal place for your first College Education.

Contact Information

The Cyprus Academy of Art,
55 Gladstonos St. Roussos Centre Point,
Limassol 3040
Telephone: +357 70005250
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